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Dr. BAIRD James Walter, MD

Dr. BAIRD James Walter, MD

Male 1850 - 1915  (65 years)

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  • Name BAIRD James Walter 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Suffix MD 
    Born 31 Aug 1850  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Doctor, MD 
    • From Tombstone
    Reference Number 752 
    Died 30 Nov 1915  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Surry County, VA (Baird Family Cemetary(Grape Hill), Rt. 612)) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Mollie L. Hasty was from Portsmouth.

      Marion Baird had a scar on his head that was a result of a gunshot wound inflicted by Kelly Bishop over moonshine. Bernice Baird story as told to a neighbor. Marion Baird drove a school bus. Didn't work anywhere else except the school bus and moonshine. Kelly Bishop was a revenueer and shot him at a still. He was the father of Marion Simms Baird. James Walter Baird, MD, was the father of Marion Baird.

      The Baird cemetary on Rt. 612 is called Grape Hill.

      Marion Baird was also a church going man.

      Quoted from "The Descendants of Alexander Peter Baird II" written in 1935 by
      Kathleen Baird to her father Leonidus F. Baird: "James Walter Baird attended
      John's Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md. where he received his M. D. degree.
      He practiced medicine in Surry County."
      Jean Goodrich Johnson comments: "He lived on Route 40 about 4 mi. E.
      of Waverly. The house he owned was removed about 1964 by George L.
      Peffer, then owner who built a brick ranch type house in front of the old house.
    Person ID I481  Booth Family
    Last Modified 17 May 2015 

    Father BAIRD Alexander Peter, Jr.,   b. 7 Aug 1826, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1884, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother BOOTH Rebecca Ann,   b. 1 Aug 1829, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1907, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1849  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Married by Alexander Stewart. Lonnie Baird's records show married on 3 Dec 1849

      Name:      Alexander P. Baird
      Gender:      Male
      Marriage Date:      3 Dec 1849
      Marriage Place:      Surry, Virginia
      Spouse:      Rebecca A. Booth
      FHL Film Number:      34097
      Reference ID:      p 204
    Alt. Marriage 7 Dec 1849  [5
    Family ID F141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 HASTY Mary Susan,   c. 12 Sep 1856,   d. 26 Sep 1924  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 31 Aug 1875  Portsmouth, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6
    Children 
     1. BAIRD Alexander Edwin,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. BAIRD Mary Susan,   b. 19 Jul 1876,   d. 2 Jul 1918  (Age 41 years)
     3. BAIRD Solon Lee,   b. 20 May 1884,   d. 12 Dec 1958, Hopewell, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. BAIRD Wennie Mildred,   b. 26 Feb 1886,   d. 18 Sep 1941  (Age 55 years)
     5. BAIRD Rosco Van Worth,   b. 6 Dec 1888,   d. 6 Aug 1889  (Age 0 years)
     6. BAIRD Marion Simms, Sr.,   b. 23 Aug 1895, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1973  (Age 77 years)
     7. BAIRD "Infant",   b. 21 Mar 1899,   d. 24 Mar 1899  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2006 
    Family ID F176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 HASTY Mary Susan,   c. 12 Sep 1856,   d. 26 Sep 1924  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. BAIRD James Walter, II,   b. 8 Jan 1882,   d. 13 Jan 1952  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F1958  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Aug 1875 - Portsmouth, VA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Baird: Dr. James Walter Baird
    Baird: Dr. James Walter Baird
    The Baird cemetery; located on the curve on Otterdam Rd off Rt 40, in Surry County, Va

    Headstones
    Baird: Dr. Walter Baired's tombstone
    Baird: Dr. Walter Baired's tombstone
    located at the Baird Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] Lonnie Baird records show marriage on 7 Dec 1849.

    2. [S37] Gene C. Harris, From Tombstone (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S193] Tombstone.

    4. [S10] Baird Family Bible.

    5. [S464] Russell (Rusty) L. Baird, Russell (Rusty) L. Baird (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S193] Tombstone, Wife's name on tombstone (Reliability: 4).